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Sarah Greenough, “Alfred Stieglitz/Marius de Zayas/1915,” Alfred Stieglitz Key Set, NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/artobject/35497 (accessed November 21, 2019).

 

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Remarks

This photograph was probably taken at the Modern Gallery, established by de Zayas in 1915 as a commercial offshoot of 291. From left to right are: Mask, Bete People (location unknown); Mask, We or Bete People, Ivory Coast, 19th/early 20th century (private collection); Marius de Zayas, Katharine N. Rhoades, c. 1915, charcoal on paper (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York); Pablo Picasso, The Frugal Repast, 1904, etching (The Art Institute of Chicago); and an unidentified work.

Lifetime Exhibitions

A print from the same negative—perhaps a photograph from the Gallery’s collection—appeared in the following exhibition(s) during Alfred Stieglitz’s lifetime:

1921, New York (no. 30, as Marius de Zayas, 1914)
1944, Philadelphia (no. 177, as Marius de Zayas, 1915)

Inscription

by Alfred Stieglitz, on mount, upper left verso, in graphite: Exhibition 1921 / Marius De Zayas 1915 / by Stieglitz

by Georgia O'Keeffe, on mount, lower left verso, in graphite: 84 C

by later hand, on mount, center right, in graphite: 7-1944-352; lower right verso: 7-1944-352

Provenance

Georgia O'Keeffe; gift to NGA, 1949.

Associated Names
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Exhibition History
1991
Group Portrait: The First American Avant-Garde, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, May 10–October 27, 1991
2009
Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis, El Museo del Barrio, New York, 2009–2010
Man Ray: African Art and the Modernist Lens, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, October 10, 2009–January 10, 2010; University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, February 6–May 30, 2010; University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, August 7–October 10, 2010; Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, October 30, 2010–January 23, 2011
Bibliography
2002
Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs. Washington, 2002: vol. 1, cat. 411.
2009
Cullen, Deborah, ed. Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis. El Museo del Barrio, New York, 2009–2010.
2009
Grossman, Wendy. Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens. Exh. cat. The Phillips Collection, Washington, 2009.
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